Research Faculty

Margaret Schenkman

Margaret Schenkman PT, PhD, FAPTA

Professor Emerita
  • Physical Therapy (SOM)


Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II South

13121 East 17th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Teaching Responsibilities

RHSC 7000, Foundations of Rehabilitation Science


Rehabilitation Science PhD 
Matt Miller (2016-present), Secondary Mentor 
Jean Marie Berliner (2012-present), Primary Mentor 
Andrew Kittelson (2011-2016)
Bahar Shahidi (2011-2015)

Clinical Science PhD
Mark Manago, Primary Mentor
Dana Judd (2009-2015)
Michael Bade (2008-2012)
Jeffrey Hebert (2008-2014)

Rocky Mountain University (DsC)
Amy Nordon-Craft (2001-2009)
Linda Csiza (2002-2007)

Areas of Expertise

Neurologic physical therapy


Education, Licensure & Certifications

Boston University, MS in Physical Therapy, 1980
Yale University, New Haven, CT, PhD in Microbiology, 1974
Purdue University, Wes Lafayette, IN, BS in Chemistry, 1968

Licensure Information/Registration Number
Colorado #6995



Anne Shumway-Cook Lecture at the Combined Sections Meeting of APTA:  Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders, a Journey through time. Presented January 2019

Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association, March 2008

Jack Walker Award for the Best Article on Clinical Practice published in Physical Therapy, 2007

Bob Doctor Service Award, Colorado Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, April 2006

Research Award, Neurology Section, APTA, 2004

Marian Williams Award for Research in Physical Therapy, APTA, 2003

Golden Pen Award, APTA, 2003

MIT/MGH Career Development Award in Biomechanical Engineering, National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, 1989-1990